The report documents how Iraqi Christians’ worries over Iran-backed militias operating in their region drive emigration
Many were issued an entry ban on the grounds that their Christian activities are a ‘threat to national security and public order
The Greek patriarch of Istanbul said: "Instead of uniting, a 1,500-year-old heritage is dividing us. I am saddened and shaken.”
Four Christians were initially arrested in 2016 for “acting against national security” for leading house churches in Rasht
The legislature passed amendments regarding the country’s Islamic Penal Code which would negatively impact Christians
Infrastructures must be rebuilt, corruption eradicated, and services boosted.
Archbishop Ramzi Garmou of Tehran, the president of the Iranian bishops’ conference, spoke with Aid to the Church in Need (ACN)
Although these attacks are not specifically targeting Christians, they have affected a large Christian community.
This case is a reflection of the poor treatment Christians regularly receive from the Iranian judicial system